The Red River Marines Det. #997 of the Marin Corps League in Wichita Falls invited all marines to Lucy Park on Saturday to celebrate the 239
birthday of the United States Marine Corp.
Monday, November 10
actually marks the birthday. Marines from all over Texoma participated in the cake cutting ceremony.
Newschannel 6 talked to one of the marines in attendance who told us just how important being in the marines means to him.
“It means something that I appreciate more as I've gotten older in age,” said Manuel Esparza of the Red River Marine Corp.